Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A virtual-reality space in which users can interact with a computer-generated environment and other users.
- ‘The book explores the personal and social identities being shaped in the metaverse at the beginning of the 21st century.’
- ‘Thankfully, the game has online origins, so is blessed with an enormous internet metaverse of hints, tips and strategies, as well as a scarily in-depth history.’
- ‘The weblog explores the convergence of the metaverse with the real life practice of architecture.’
1990s: blend of meta- + and universe.
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.